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asked in category: General Last Updated: 21st January, 2020

How do you get caps off toilet bolts?

How to Get the Caps Off Toilet Bolts
  1. Position a flathead screwdriver between the bolt cap and the base of the toilet.
  2. Press down on the handle of the screwdriver to pry off the cap. Work your way around the cap if it doesn't pop off in one try.
  3. Repeat the process for all other bolt caps on the toilet.

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In this regard, how do you cap off a toilet?

Turn the cap firmly into place with your hand. Cap off the drain with a toilet cover. These are generally made of rubber or the cap is PVC with a rubber skirt. They literally cap off the drain while the skirt is clamped around the pipe with hose clamps using a screwdriver or small wrench.

Subsequently, question is, how do quick release toilet seats work? The soft close hinge works with the seat and the lid to help stop them dropping too quickly. The seat is in a white plastic. The quick release mechanism makes cleaning easy.

Subsequently, question is, how do you remove plastic bolts from old toilet seats?

If the bolts or nuts are plastic, they can't corrode and will come off easily. Simply pry open the cover behind the seat to expose the bolt's head. Unscrew the bolt with a pliers or a screwdriver while you hold the nut underneath with the pliers.

What is a bottom fix toilet seat?

Bottom fixing toilet seat hinges feature a traditional style fixing which includes fitting two bolts down into your pan and then tightening them from underneath. Wing bolts are often used. If you can get your hand up behind the toilet and feel the bolt, it is likely that a bottom fix toilet seat is the seat you need.

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